A Step by Step Guide
to Getting Started at

We know you’ve got a lot going on right now—work, the kids, and all your other obligations—. Your schedule can get pretty crazy. It won’t be easy, but now is the time to return to school and accomplish your dreams!

Take the first step today!

Step 1: Explore Weber State University

Whether it’s the convenience or the value (more on that later) that’s got you thinking Weber State, we’ve got a location near you.

Weber State has two campuses and three centers for your convenience. Services vary by location. Classes are offered year-round at WSU Ogden, WSU Davis, the West Center and fall and spring semesters at the Kaysville and Morgan Centers.

Step 2: Apply for Admission


Along with your application you’ll need to submit $30 and your official high school transcripts or GED scores.

Transfer Students

You’ll also need official transcripts from all colleges you have previously attended. Call the records office at your previous school and have them send your official transcript to:

Weber State University
Admissions Office
1137 University Circle
Ogden, UT 84408–1137

For more information on transferring your credits, visit www.weber/transfer.

Step 3: Take the Accuplacer

After you apply, you’ll receive an acceptance letter that will tell you if you need to take our placement exam before signing up for classes. The Accuplacer placement exam is a simple test to access your knowledge and skills in certain subjects and is our way of making sure you don’t end up taking classes you don’t need.

Need Some Help Studying?

ACCUPLACER has an app for that. The Official ACCUPLACER Study App is intended to familiarize you with the basic content areas of the ACCUPLACER test. The app provides interactive sample questions on the following ACCUPLACER tests: Arithmetic, Elementary Algebra, College-Level Math, Reading Comprehension and Sentence Skills.

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Step 4: Set Up Your eWeber Account

eWeber is WSU’s online student portal. This is where you register for classes, check your transcript, access your student e-mail account, check your financial aid status, pay tuition, review your grades, and perform many other related tasks. To sign up, go to the What's Next page and click on “Create your eWeber account”. You can forward your Weber e-mail to another e-mail address by clicking on the “Options” tab and then selecting ”Mailbox Management.”

Step 5: Find Out About Financial Resources

All financial aid options start with filling out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Make sure you have your most recent tax returns and W-2’s when completing the forms.

Student Loans

Student loans must be repaid, but they can be a great resource for returning students.


Grants do not have to be repaid if you maintain satisfactory progress. Funds are limited. Apply by March 1 for priority consideration.


As a new student, you are automatically considered for academic scholarships as part of your admission application. All other scholarships require a separate application.

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Step 6: Talk with an Advisor

Schedule an appointment with an academic advisor in the Student Success Center to navigate the more than 230 certificate and degree programs that Weber State offers. An advisor can also help you pick out classes that will work with your schedule and tell you about student resources that may be helpful.

If You Have Been to College Before

Log into our online advising tool, CatTracks to see how your credits will apply to a degree.

If You Already Know What You Want To Study

Talk to the advisor for your program. The Student Success Center has a full list of department academic advisors.

If You Are Undecided Or A General Studies Student

Schedule an appointment with an advisor at Ogden or Davis campus, or at the West Center.

If you are unable to find your major or program advisor online, call the Student Success Center to be referred to the appropriate advisor (801) 626–6752 (option 5). From Art to Zoology, WSU has something for everyone.


Step 7: Register For Your Classes

Check Weber's current class schedule to see which courses are available this semester. If you don't know which classes you need to take for your major/minor you can check that out in the current catalog.

How to Register Online

  1. Log into eWeber
  2. Click on the Student Services tab
  3. Click "Register For Classes (Add/Drop) and select the term you are registering for.
  4. Click on "Class Search."
  5. Follow the prompts to select the classes you want.

Registration dates can be found under the Student Services tab as well.

Step 8: Get Ready For School

Find a Place to Park

Purchase a parking permit online at or at the campus you plan to attend. Parking is free at the West, Morgan and Kaysville Centers.

Get your Wildcard and UTA Ed Pass

Your Wildcard is your student ID. Bring proof of registration and a picture ID. Be prepared to fill out a form, pay a $10 fee and have your picture taken. Your Wildcard gives you access to the library, testing center, computer labs, health center, veterans’ benefits, gym and athletic events.

The UTA Ed Pass gives you transportation on all UTA buses, Frontrunner and TRAX. Ride to school, work, the mall or even Salt Lake and Provo. It is subsidized by your student fees and is a steal of a deal for only $20!

Get Books And Gear

WSU students get discounts on computer equipment and electronics at the WSU Bookstore.

Step 9: Use Support Services

First-Year Experience

If you’re new to the whole college thing, be sure to check out the First-Year Experience Program (FYE). This program includes a three-credit class (UNIV 1105—Introduction to the University) designed to help with your transition to the college experience, improve your academic skills, explore majors and become familiar with campus resources. The class is offered at both WSU Ogden and WSU Davis.

Services for returning students

WSU offers a wide variety of programs and services for our diverse student population. Whether you’re just looking for a quiet place to study or you need a place to drop off the kids while you’re in class, there are dozens of services throughout campus that can help.

Key Locations


Shepherd Union Bldg., Rm. 101

testing center

Student Services Center, Rm. 262


Student Services Center, Rm. 140
801–626–6752 (option 5)

financial aid and scholarship office

Student Services Center, Rm. 120

multicultural student center

Student Services Center, Rm. 150

nontraditional student center

Shepherd Union Bldg., Rm. 322

veteran services

Student Services Center, Rm. 154

student support services

Student Services Center, Rm. 265

women's center

Shepherd Union Bldg., Rm. 322

registration (in person)

Student Services Center
Registrar’s Solution Center, Rm. 101


Annex 5 (South end of campus)

wildcard/uta ed pass

Shepherd Union Bldg.,
Information Desk